The musical is based on an obscure 2005 British film about a British shoe factory on the brink of ruin that retrofits itself into a maker of footwear for drag queens.
Letts takes home the trophy for best performance by an actor in a play for playing George, one-half of the bickering couple at the heart of Edward Albee’s “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?”
Christopher Durang’s comical “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike” has won the best play Tony Award.
Courtney B. Vance won the first Tony Award of the night, taking the trophy for best featured actor in a play after host Neil Patrick Harris opened the show with a high-octane song boasting this night would be bigger than ever.
The Tonys will be broadcast live Sunday on CBS 2 HD from the cavernous Radio City Music Hall, a homecoming of sorts after two years in a much smaller theater on Manhattan’s Upper West Side.
The 67th Annual Tony Awards are set for Sunday, leading the pack of nominations is the musical “Kinky Boots,” with music and lyrics by Cyndi Lauper.
Every theater fan in New York and the rest of the world will be watching as the Tony nominations are announced on Tuesday. How does a true Broadway fan can make the most of Tony time?
Every Broadway season brings us a few breakout performances that turn a career from working actor into Broadway star.
On Sunday’s Eye On New York, CBS 2’s Dana Tyler sat down with the actor Rob McClure, who’s up for a Tony for his portrayal of Charlie Chaplin. The Tony Awards will be handed out next Sunday evening live on CBS 2 HD.
A full recap of Tony-nominated shows plus interviews with the stars will air next Saturday on CBS 2 HD, hosted by Dana Tyler.
Broadway star Annaleigh Ashford has just been nominated for her first Tony Award for her role as Lauren in “Kinky Boots.” She joined us to chat about the show, her role, and the excitement of being recognized.
“The Trip To Bountiful” also stars Vanessa Williams and Cuba Gooding, Jr. and has had its run on Broadway extended until Labor Day weekend.
It’s an award show that will be legend…wait for it…dary. Or at least that’s what Neil Patrick Harris promises. The ‘How I Met Your Mother’ star will be returning to host the 2013 Tony Awards .
In an Eye On Broadway, CBS 2’s Dana Tyler took a look at “Kinky Boots,” which leads the Tony Awards nominations with 13 nods.
“Matilda The Musical” is currently playing at the Shubert Theatre.